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Monnie Marie Markel

October 9, 1924 — August 11, 2021

Monnie Marie Markel passed away on 8-11-2021 in Naples, Florida at the age of 96. Monnie was born on 10-9-1924 in Omaha, Nebraska to Arthur and Monnie Storz. She graduated from Duchesne Academy and then went on to college at Manhattanville in New York City and graduated in 1946 from Lone Mountain College in San Francisco.

On 11-30-1946, she married John H. Markel. They raised 3 sons and 2 daughters.

Monnie had a passion for travel and reading, all things sweet, winning at cards, and her Great Danes and Labradors. Friends and family had a very important place in her world, as did the beauty shop every Friday. She had a great sense of humor and a gentle and kind spirit.

Monnie was preceded in death by her brothers Arthur and Robert, her husband John, and her son Michael.

She is survived by four children John, Tim and wife Micki, Monnie and husband Chris, Mimi and 5 grandchildren John, Gabrielle, Annie, Betsy and Michael.

A Mass in her honor will be held at the Duchesne Academy Chapel on Friday 10-15-2021 at 4:30pm.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Duchesne Academy in Omaha and Mending Faces Charity, P.O. Box 214, Broomfield, CO. 80038 or


1010 North 72 Street Omaha, NE. 68114


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Memorial Mass

Friday, October 15, 2021

Starts at 4:30pm (Central time)

Duchesne Academy Chapel

3601 Burt Street, Omaha, NE 68131

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